French Embassy U.S. (@franceintheus )

French Embassy U.S.



Bio 🇫🇷 Official Twitter of the French Embassy in the United States. Follow our Ambassador @GerardAraud and check out pics from our events : bit.ly/2FOuWRL
Location Washington, D.C.
Tweets 12,9K
Followers 37,1K
Following 7,8K
Account created 01-06-2009 16:28:15
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TweetDeck : Today is #WorldHumanitarianDay. We celebrate those who dedicate their lives to helping those in need. #France is committed to doing its part by tripling its annual financial contributions by 2022. Learn more about the new humanitarian strategy: bit.ly/2PkB99c

Android : Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary general and Nobel Peace Prize, passed away last night. France pays tribute to the great man he was. We will never forget his calm and strong-willed look, nor the passion he gave for his fights.

Twitter Web Client : 🇬🇧It happened 130 years ago! In August 1888, my 2nd floor was completed,a year and a half after the start of the construction. 🏗️
It will take another 8 months to see it finished on 31st March 1889 in a record time!
➡️toureiffel.paris/en/the-monumen…
#EiffelTower #ThrowbackThursday

Twitter Web Client : Tens of thousands of United Nations peacekeepers put themselves in harm’s way every day to protect civilians from the effects of violence & war. They forge a path for the delivery of humanitarian asst. & patrol to provide secure environments.

Lets be clear: peacekeepers are #NOTaTARGET

Twitter Web Client : Ahead of 1st International Day of Remembrance & Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, we heard powerful testimonies from victims of terrorism

The victims of terrorism are some of the most important voices we have in countering this global menace

#SurvivingTerrorism #NotATarget

Twitter Web Client : Did you guess it? The #FrenchSpeakingCeleb is Jodie Foster! She used her skills to do her own French lines in “Moi, fleur bleue” and “A Very Long Engagement”.
Watch her complete French interview for her 2016 film “Money Monster”: youtube.com/watch?v=L6S8xr…

Twitter Web Client : Happy Birthday Thierry Henry!
Some of his achievements include :
🌍 1x World Cup
🏆 1x European Championship
🏆 1x Champions League
🏆 2x Premier League
🏆 2x La Liga
🏆 2x FA Cup
🏆 1x Copa del Rey
⚽️ 407x Career goals
👟 4x Premier League Golden Boot
#AllezLesBleus

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Twitter Web Client : #Golf is the most widely played individual sport in the world, but for the Ryder Cup it becomes a team sport. From 25 to 30 September, the finest golfers from Europe and the US will go head-to-head on the Albatros course in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines!
bit.ly/2MSRiRe

Twitter Web Client : Long before hitting the road for Hamilton’s US tour, in 1824 the real Marquis de #Lafayette set out on a 24-state tour honoring his heroic feats during the American Revolution! He received many honors and monuments...and maybe signed a few autographs. #OldestAllies

Twitter Web Client : Have you ever visited the #RivesdeSeine Park in Paris? Extending 7km along both sides of the Seine River, it’s the perfect place for strolls, picnics & people-watching.
😎 Learn more→ fdip.fr/15ZlaXwb

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Twitter Web Client : French physicist and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate Louis de Broglie was born #OTD in 1892. Broglie is known for his groundbreaking contributions to quantum theory, particularly his theory that all matter has wave properties.

Twitter Web Client : Born #OTD in 1910, Willy Ronis was one of the greatest French photographers of the 20th century. He was a key figure in humanist photography, showcasing everyday life, just like this picLe Petit Parisien
#DidYouKnow?He was the first French photographer to work for Life Magazine

iPhone : Saddened to hear Nebraska carried out the death penalty today, executing Carey Dean Moore. It was the state's 1st execution in 21 years & the country's first execution using fentanyl. I explained the EU's opposition in this letter to Gov. Pete Ricketts eeas.europa.eu/sites/eeas/fil…